JAZZ, You mean I'm not the oldest poster here! And another Stage III to boot! So what's the rest of your story? I was diagnosed 10 months ago tomorrow, did 12 rounds of FOLFOX and I'm still on Avastin under a clinical trial at Georgetown University. I'm NED. Doin' well and feelin' swell.
The idea of postponing screening for women is scary, scary scary. Colon cancer is the #2 cancer killer. Even if it turns out that colonoscopy isn't saving large numbers of women's lives directly, the awareness it generates, over time very likely WILL save lives. And of course, the lives that it does save, like you and me, can not be measured in dollar amounts.